Crop Your YouTube Clips Online

Do you have a YouTube video that you want to crop to a custom size? Do you need the video to match the aspect ratio requirements of Facebook, Instagram, Instagram Story, and other social media platforms? You can use VEED’s video cropper! It’s an easy-to-use online tool that lets you crop your video clips in seconds. Trim and crop it using the simple drag and drop tool or select a preset size from the menu.

Remember you should only crop YouTube videos that you yourself own. Never download copyrighted material and always follow YouTube's terms of service. Happy cropping!

How to Crop your YouTube videos:

How to Crop your YouTube videos:
  1. Upload your content

    Grab the video file that you already uploaded to YouTube, drag & drop it into VEED and get editing!

  2. Start cropping

    You will now see the YouTube video in the editor. To crop it, click on one of the corners of the video frame and drag it to the size you want. Or select a size from the Settings menu (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.)

  3. Export

    Click on ‘Export’ and save the cropped video to your device. It will be exported as an MP4 video.

Upload your YouTube Video

Free YouTube Video Cropper and Trimmer

Free YouTube Video Cropper and Trimmer

Apart from cropping your YouTube videos to custom sizes, you can also use our video editing software to trim, split, and cut your YouTube video clips. Rearrange them however you want in the editing pane. Simply move the indicator across the timeline, right-click on it, and select split.

Export as MP4 - for YouTube

After you crop your video, you can export it as an MP4 file. Perfect for sharing on YouTube and social media. MP4 is the preferred format for video-sharing and social media platforms and is compatible with all media players.

Edit Your YouTube videos

VEED lets you do so much more than just crop and trim your YouTube videos. It is packed with video editing tools - add filters and effects to your videos, add audio, images, text, subtitles, and more!

Turn your YouTube videos into GIFs

You can even create GIFs from your YouTube videos using VEED! Use the video trimmer and cropper to select the part of the video clip you want to turn into a GIF. Export it as a GIF file and share it on social media.


Frequently Asked Questions

How do you crop a video for YouTube?


1. Upload your YouTube video to VEED
2. Start cropping using the drag and drop tool or select a preset size
3. Export and share

How do you edit YouTube videos for beginners?


VEED has a great number of video editing tools that you can use to edit your videos for YouTube. All you have to do is upload your video files and start editing! VEED works with windows, mac, iphone, android and all devices

Can I change the speed of my YouTube video?


Yes - and it's super easy! Upload your video, select the speed you want from the settings - from 0.5x, 1x, 2x, etc. Or click on Custom and enter your desired video speed. Export, and you're done!

Can I merge YouTube videos?


It’s easy to merge your YouTube videos using VEED! Simply upload your videos to VEED (as many clips as you want) and Export them as a single video. It's really that simple. You can also trim the videos to make them shorter and even play video on video to create awesome collages!


Will cropping the video reduce file size or quality?


No! You can choose exactly which quality settings you would like to export your video under and no loss in quality will occur. You can export as 4k, 1080p, 720p, 480p, etc. VEED exports super high quality HD video super fast from our cloud-based servers. Crop with confidence to ensure your video quality never suffers!

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